Your Family's COVID-19 Safety and Co-Parenting Plans

By Dr. Elizabeth Degi DuBois, PhD and Christy A. Zlatkus, Esquire

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Have you considered how to work with your co-parent about your family’s COVID-19 safety plan?  With a global pandemic in action, there are a million things that require your attention, but planning for your children’s safety and care needs to be at the top of your list.  You and your co-parent should have a plan for when to take your children to the doctor and when to keep them at home, what happens if one or both of you become ill with the virus, and how to continue their education while school is out.  

For a list of questions to consider and tips for reassuring kids, using the least conflict-ridden means of communication to make a plan, keeping communications simple and focused, and what to do if you have a past history of abuse, check out our infographic.

If you wish for us to review your safety plan or if you need individual guidance for talking to your co-parent about COVID-19, we are happy to help!  Please schedule your 30-minute virtual appointment here: